WNF projects Children and Young People’s Partnership

Children playing in Kings Heath parkThe Children and Young People Partnership brought together a range of agencies to focus on the particular needs of children and young people between 0-19 years of age in Birmingham.

The partnership’s vision was for Birmingham to be an inspiring place where all children and young people enjoy living, learning, developing and achieving together whilst feeling safe and secure in a city that is child and family friendly.

Project Summary
Improving teaching of underachieving groups at KS3/4 – A 2008-09 focused on English & Maths to close the achievement gap between groups of pupils in secondary school.
Improving teaching of underachieving groups at KS3/4 – B 2009-10 focused on English & Maths to close the achievement gap between groups of pupils in secondary school.
Improving teaching of underachieving groups at KS3/4 – C 2010-11 focused on English & Maths to close the achievement gap between groups of pupils in secondary school
Targeted schools in specific context – A 2008-09 targeted to raise levels in key subjects of English, Maths & science at GCSE level which needed additional support
Targeted schools in specific context – B To ensure links were made with the wider policy and planning within the thematic partnership
Targeted schools in specific context – C 2010-11 targeted to raise levels in key subjects of English, Maths & science at GCSE level which needed additional support
Support for families re literacy, numeracy & employability Worked with families through secondary schools and targeted pupils who needed to improve their key skills of English & Math
Basic skills infrastructure development To ensure links were made with the wider policy & planning within the thematic partnership
Support to develop learning communities Improve links between neighbourhood developments and use of research to direct developments
Support to young people at risk of worklessness Improve support for young people who were not in education, employment or training to reduce the number of young people going through to adult worklessness
Young people at risk of worklessness Preventative work to reduce the number of young people going through to adult worklessness
Positive support to young people Improve transitions for vulnerable young people (16-25 years) to link in to education/training or employment
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